Prime Minister of Uganda

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Uganda
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Amama Mbabazi

since 24 May 2011
Appointer Yoweri Museveni,
as President of Uganda
Inaugural holder Milton Obote
Formation 9 October 1962
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List of Prime Ministers of Uganda

(Dates in italics indicated de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
Uganda Protectorate
2 July 1961 to 1 March 1962 Benedicto Kiwanuka, Chief Minister DP
1 March 1962 to 30 April 1962 Benedicto Kiwanuka, Prime Minister
30 April 1962 to 9 October 1962 Obote cropped.png Milton Obote, Prime Minister UPC
Uganda (Commonwealth Realm)
9 October 1962 to 9 October 1963 Obote cropped.png Milton Obote, Prime Minister UPC
Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda)
9 October 1963 to 15 April 1966 Obote cropped.png Milton Obote, Prime Minister UPC
15 April 1966 to 18 December 1980 Post abolished
18 December 1980 to 27 July 1985 Otema Allimadi, Prime Minister UPC Deposed in a coup d'état
1 August 1985 to 25 August 1985 Paulo Muwanga, Prime Minister n-p
25 August 1985 to 26 January 1986 Abraham Waligo, Prime Minister n-p Deposed in the Ugandan Bush War
30 January 1986 to 22 January 1991 Samson Kisekka, Prime Minister NRM
22 January 1991 to 18 November 1994 George Cosmas Adyebo, Prime Minister NRM
18 November 1994 to 5 April 1999 Kintu Musoke, Prime Minister NRM
5 April 1999 to 24 May 2011 Apolo Nsibambi.jpg Apolo Nsibambi, Prime Minister NRM
24 May 2011 to Present Amama Mbabazi.jpg Amama Mbabazi, Prime Minister NRM


DP Democratic Party  moderate conservative
KY Kabaka Yekka  monarchist, "King Only" party
UPC Uganda People's Congress  socialist, only legal party 1966-71, government party 1980-85
UNLF Uganda National Liberation Front
NRM National Resistance Movement  authoritarian; not a political party, but a movement which claimed the loyalty of all Ugandans, 1986-2005
Mil Military
n-p non-partisan
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